Dictionary

Nootka

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

Nootka

noun Noot·ka \ˈnt-kə\
plural Nootka or Nootkas

Definition of NOOTKA

1
:  a member of a group of American Indian peoples inhabiting the west coast of Vancouver Island
2
:  the Wakashan language of the Nootka people

Origin of NOOTKA

Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island
First Known Use: 1796

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Nootka cypressPrevious Word in the Dictionary: noosphereAll Words Near: Nootka
February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears